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Texas Wind Power

Smooth Sailing: Wind Energy Is Breaking World and National Records

Javier Sierra | Posted 03.23.2014 | Green
Javier Sierra

it's simply astonishing that Congress still is to renew the Production Tax Credit (PTC), one of the several tax incentives that invest in job creation in the clean energy industry. Just wind supports 80,000 jobs in the U.S., and 72 percent of the equipment needed to build wind turbines is manufactured in our country.

Microsoft Enters 20-Year Deal For Texas Wind Power

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

HOUSTON — HOUSTON (AP) — It takes a lot of energy to store all the data 1 billion people and 20 million businesses plug into their computers, ...

Alexander Eichler

As Texas Green Movement Gains Momentum, Solar Power Shines In San Antonio | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

Al Ritter's power bill was pretty high this month. But not as high as it might have been. Ritter, a retired Air Force electrical engineer, lives in...

Texas Sets New US Wind Energy Record | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Texas set a new record for US wind energy generation late last week when at 6:37am on Friday wind turbines provided 19 per cent of the electricity mix...

Green Idealism, or Which Way the Wind Is Really Blowing

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

None other than Time magazine is talking about the importance of green collar jobs to a rebuild of the economy, discussing some of the ideas author Van Jones outlines in his new book The Green-Collar Economy.

Culture Zohn: T. Boone and Me: Red Oil Man and Blue Boomer Girl Have Something in Common

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patricia Zohn

2008-08-01-pzohn.jpgBoone and I have something in common besides the fact that we are both interested in a Green solution this time, not Red or Blue: we have both reinvented ourselves a whole bunch.

T Boone Pickens

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Danziger


New Texas Wind Power Project Is Massive

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas, headquarters of America's oil industry, is about to stake a fortune on wind power. In what experts say is the biggest in...

Texas Turning Into The Capital Of Wind Power

New York Times | CLIFFORD KRAUSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The wind turbines that recently went up on Louis Brooks's ranch are twice as high as the Statue of Liberty, with blades that span as wide as the wings...